- Wearing sneakers, a well-designed shoe, or a well-made orthotic insole will help improve your posture.
- People with diagnosed tendinopathy have 30 percent higher odds of having diabetes, study finds.
- New research shows that chronic pain, pain that extends for a long period of time even in the absence of an injury, can have long-lasting effects on our bodies.
- Tylenol taken by pregnant women may threaten adverse effects on offspring's reproductive function.
- People who were not prescribed opioids saw improvement in physical functioning and disability, according to a recent study.
- Sub-atomic images of pain receptors in the skin could be a step towards developing new treatments for patients with chronic pain.
- A bevy of new tech innovations at CES 2016 are helping or will soon help manage medical conditions and disabilities.
- While most people report improved well-being after gastric bypass surgery, many patients experience symptoms and nearly a third are hospitalized.
- Aspirin, the century-old painkiller, has potential health benefits for numerous chronic diseases, including cancer.
- Is there really much of a difference between a bottle of Advil and Excedrin? A lot more than you might think, actually.
- Research shows that the combination of a Parkinson’s drug and an anti-inflammatory drug are effective in reducing chronic pain in rats.
- British consumers claim the Reckitt Benckiser Group mislead them when a television ad for its product Nurofen Express, a pain reliever, offers faster relief than ibuprofen.
Pain is the most common reason for physician consultation in the United States. It is a major symptom in many medical conditions, and can significantly interfere with a person's quality of life and general functioning. Psychological factors such as social support, hypnotic suggestion, excitement, or distraction can significantly modulate pain's intensity or unpleasantness.